Common foreign and security policy in the Obama era: what can Europe expect; what can it offer? [WP956]

This conference discussed the following points:

  • How might the European Union’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and external action service evolve?
  • As soft and hard power distinctions blur, how can internal co-ordination and relations with external actors be improved?
  • How are tensions over the Georgia conflict, energy supplies and other issues impacting on relations with Russia and the EU’s neighbours?
  • What impact from the financial crisis on links with Russia, China and the Middle East in particular?
  • What priorities for northern regions and the Baltic?
  • What future for South-East Europe?
  • What progress on Euro-med initiatives?
  • How to promote the EU and its values in the CFSP arena?
  • How to secure greater public engagement?

Thu 19 - Sun 22 February, 2009

Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020
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Defence and security, Global economy, Multilateral institutions, key countries and regions
economy, energy, energy security, Europe, financial regulation, soft power

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